PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — An educator at a Portsmouth school struck it big in the Virginia Lottery on Dec. 5.
Ken Austin of Portsmouth won brand-new corvette and $100,000 in cash, according to the Virginia Lottery.
Austin’s ticket was drawn from more than 736,000 entries.
“It feels amazing. It was a shock,” Austin said in a press release. “I didn’t sleep at all that night.”
Austin says he plans to use the $100,000 to invest in his children’s education.
He was presented with the keys to his Corvette by Virginia Lottery officials at Priority Chevrolet in Chesapeake Friday.